Obituaries Archive

William Hall "Bill" Cable

(Feb 28, 1934 - Jul 28, 2015)

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William H. (Bill) Cable, age 81, of Kirksville, MO, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Twin Pines Adult Care Center, where he had been a resident for seven years.

The son of William Alfred and Hila Hall Cable, Bill was born on February 28, 1934, in Hannibal, Missouri. Following graduation from the Hannibal High School with the class of 1952, Bill attended Truman State University (TSU) for two years, where he was a ...

Ronald Gene Callahan Sr.

(Dec 03, 1940 - May 14, 2018)

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Ronald Gene Callahan Sr., 77, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, May 14, 2018 at his home.

The son of the late Ralph Grant and Lois Frances (Smith) Callahan, Ronald was born December 3, 1940 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In 1964 Ronald was united in marriage to Treava Champlin and to this union five children were born. In 1983, Ron married Pauline Weekes who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death ...

Ty Colton Calloway

(Jan 23, 1996 - Apr 05, 2014)

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Ty Colton Calloway, 18, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away at his home on Saturday (April 5, 2014).

The son of Stephen William and Sherry Lynn (Abbott) Calloway, he was born January 23, 1996 in Kirksville.

Ty is survived by his parents, Stephen and Sherry Calloway; two brothers, Scottwell Calloway and Alexander Calloway both of Kirksville, MO; grandparents, William and Laureen Calloway of Buffalo, WY, Maureen Slane of Jacksonville, FL, Margaret and Sonny Abbott of Dayton ...

Mary Kathryn (McVay) Campbell

(Jun 10, 1941 - Jan 06, 2018)

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Mary Kathryn (McVay) Campbell, 76, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 at her home under Hospice care.

Born June 10, 1941 in Novinger, Missouri, Mary was the daughter of the late John "Jack" and Geneva (Jones) McVay. On January 14, 1961 in Adair County, Missouri, Mary was united in marriage to Gilbert Campbell who preceded her in death on April 6, 2007.

Mary is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Clinton and ...

Bill Duane Capps

(Jul 22, 1932 - Nov 11, 2017)

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Bill Duane Capps, 85, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri.

Born July 22, 1932 in Stahl, Missouri, Bill was the son of the late Hallie Kline and Felma (Frost) Capps. On July 3, 1954 in Kirksville, Missouri, Bill was united in marriage to Dorva Marie Ray who preceded him in death on July 29, 2010. He was also preceded in death by one daughter ...

Gloria Dawn (Clay) Capps

(Feb 17, 1951 - Nov 05, 2015)

Gloria Dawn Capps, 64, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Donald Eugene and Evalee Sern (McFarland) Clay, she was born February 17, 1951 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Gloria is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Angela Capps of Kirksville, MO; one brother, Lindall Clay of Huntsville, AL, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Gloria ...

Melissa Dianne (Madden) Carlyle

(Jul 26, 1971 - Oct 23, 2013)

Melissa Dianne (Madden) Carlyle, 42, of Baring, Missouri, passed away Wednesday (October 23, 2013) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Eddie Pete and Patricia (Davis) Madden, she was born July 26, 1971 in Pensacola, Florida. On April 18, 1996 in Brewton, Alabama, Melissa was united in marriage to Roy Dale Carlyle.

Melissa is survived by her husband, Roy; one son, Skylar Thompson of Baring, MO; one daughter, Brandi Carlyle of Baring ...

Brian Alfred Carter

(Jan 08, 1959 - Oct 21, 2014)

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Brian Alfred Carter, 55, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at his home.

The son of John Walter and Dorothy Mae (Davis) Carter, he was born January 8, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois. On November 26, 1984 in Kirksville, Missouri, Brian was united in marriage to Cindy Machetta and to this union, two children were born.

Brian is survived by his mother, Dorothy Carter of Chicago, IL; three daughters and two sons-in-law ...

Lila Irene Carter

(Mar 19, 1944 - Nov 17, 2012)

Lila Irene (Ward) Carter, 68, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (November 17, 2012) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Omer Paul and Grace Irene (Samm) Ward, she was born March 19, 1944 in Chula, Missouri.

She is survived by one brother, William Ward of Fulton, MO and one sister, Verna Drennan of Kirksville, MO.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and three sisters.

It was Irene ...

Michael David Carter

(Oct 05, 1957 - Nov 17, 2015)

Michael David Carter, 58, of Jamestown, North Dakota, passed away Monday, November 17, 2015 at Golden Living Nursing Home in Morehead, Minnesota.

The son of Frank and Ruth (Reddington) Carter, he was born October 5, 1957 in Warren, Pennsylvania. On January 10, 2004 in Texas, Michael was united in marriage to Carrie Jan Roberts.

Michael is survived by his wife, Jan Carter of Jamestown, N. Dakota; his mother, Ruth Carter of Killeen, TX; one son ...

Amanda Gale Carvitto

(Dec 29, 1983 - Mar 14, 2018)

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Amanda Gale Carvitto, 34, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at her home under the care of Hospice and her family and close friends by her side.

Born December 29, 1983 in Kirksville, Missouri, Amanda was the daughter of Ronald Dale and Susan Gale (Hubbard) Carvitto.

Amanda is survived by her mother, Susan Carvitto of Greentop, MO; her father and step mother, Ronald and Debbie Carvitto of Kirksville, MO; her grandmother, Lazana ...

Emil Dee Casey

(Dec 30, 1930 - Mar 27, 2013)

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Emil Dee Casey, 82, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Wednesday (March 27, 2013) at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville, MO.

The son of Roy Richard and Mildred Gertrude (Neely) Casey, he was born December 30, 1930 in Stahl, Missouri. On October 5, 1950 in Kirksville, Missouri, Emil was united in marriage to Bonnie L. Paris who preceded him in death in 1983. On November 8, 1990 in Kirksville, Emil married Donna Sue Edelen who ...

Dauna Rae Cassady

(Mar 13, 1957 - Oct 17, 2014)

Dauna Rae Cassady, 57, of Queen City, Missouri, passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at her home.

The daughter of Donald and Mary (Danner) Cassady, she was born March 13, 1957 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Dauna is survived by her mother, Mary Cassady of Novinger, MO; three daughters, Shanna Cassady, Devin Cassady, and Shawnie Cassady all of Queen City, MO; four grandchildren, Conner Williams, Kaleb Williams, Brayden Payton and Robert Connell Jr.; one brother and sister-in-law ...

Ronnie Lyle Cassady

(Jul 15, 1947 - Oct 01, 2011)

Ronnie “Catfish) Cassady, 64, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Saturday (October 1, 2011) at his home after a long hard battle with cancer.

The son of Birney James and Winnie Marie (Capps) Cassady, he was born July 15, 1947 in Worthington, Missouri. On May 14, 1966, in Worthington, Missouri, Ronnie was united in marriage to Wilma “Kathy” Ruggles.

Ronnie is survived by his wife Kathy of forty-five years; one son, Shane Cassady and wife Shelly ...

Irl Leroy Chandler

(Jan 16, 1928 - May 23, 2019)

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Irl Leroy Chandler, 91, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

Born January 16, 1928 in Holibird, South Dakota, Irl was the son of the late Chester Irl and Nancy Eleanor (Slauter) Chandler. On January 31, 1954 in Omaha, Nebraska, Irl was united in marriage to Margaret Ann Bauer who preceded him in death on December 31, 1993. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Harold ...

Rex Eugene Chapman

(May 23, 1950 - Apr 21, 2019)

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Rex Eugene Chapman, 68, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Kirksville Manor Care Center. He was born May 23, 1950 to Dorothy and Gird Chapman. On May 19, 2018, Rex was united in marriage to Martha Gardner.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Paula Tennant and Joyce Scott; three step-daughters, Michele Wampler, Tina Rogers, and Nancy Short; one step-son, Cory March; two brothers, Tommy and Gird Jr. Chapman; two ...

Annabeth (Newman) Chevalier

(May 23, 1926 - Mar 22, 2017)

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Annabeth (Newman) Chevalier, 90, formerly of Kirksville (residing in Shawnee, KS) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

Annabeth was born in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of the late John and Lois (Cochran) Newman.

Annabeth is survived by her brother, James Newman of Florida; one son, Jon Chevalier (Rhonda) and daughter Deanna Parker (Jeff) all of Shawnee, KS; four grandchildren, Madison Fournier, Zachary Allen, Ashley Parker, and Nicole Parker.

She was preceded in death ...

Ina Carol (Rouse) Childers

(Jul 10, 1935 - Dec 26, 2015)

Ina Carol (Rouse) Childers, 80, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Saturday (December 26, 2015) at her home under Hospice care.

The daughter of Ivan Earl and Gertrude Alice (Bell) Rouse, she was born July 10, 1935 in Green Castle, Missouri. On April 17, 1953 in Kirksville, Missouri, Ina was united in marriage to Donald W. Childers.

Ina is survived by her husband, Donald of sixty-two years; her mother, Gertrude Rouse of Novinger, MO; three daughters ...

Mona Olive Chrisman

(Feb 18, 1917 - Oct 12, 2011)

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Mona O. Chrisman, 94, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Wednesday (October 12, 2011) at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of Northeast Missouri.

The daughter of George and Gracie Jane (Scott) Stafford, she was born February 18, 1917 in Greentop, Missouri. On December 9, 1934 in Kirksville, Missouri, Mona was united in marriage to Walter “Lee” Chrisman who preceded her in death on September 22, 1978.

She was also preceded in ...

Harold Ray Christman

(Sep 01, 1917 - Sep 08, 2014)

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Harold Ray Christman, 97, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday (September 8, 2014) at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

The son of Earl and Myrtle (Conkle) Christman, he was born September 1, 1917 in Brashear, Missouri. On June 5, 1937 in Kirksville, Missouri, Harold was united in marriage to Ada Mae Ditmars who preceded him in death on May 18, 1996. In 1997, Harold married Doreen Sheperd who survives.

Harold is also survived by one daughter ...

L.Doreen (Peck-Sheperd) Christman

(Jan 30, 1923 - Mar 12, 2015)

L. Doreen (Peck-Sheperd) Christman, 92, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away March 12, 2015 at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

She was born January 30, 1923 in Louisa County, Iowa, the daughter of John and Ethel (Watkins) Peck. Doreen was a graduate of Mediapolis High School in May of 1940. She married Floyd O. Sheperd on July 29, 1940, and he preceded her in death on December 19, 1980. On August 15, 1997, Doreen married ...

Ruth Ann (Schreiner) Chronister

(May 12, 1942 - Jul 27, 2018)

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Ruth Ann Chronister, 76, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri.

Ruth was born in Timberlake, South Dakota on May 12, 1942 to Leo and Mary (Hemberger) Schreiner. The family moved to Brookfield, MO in 1947.

Ruth moved to Kirksville, MO in 1975. She was employed at KCMO/ATSU in 1975 - Present. Ruth was a secretary in the Psychiatric Dept. for Harry S. Still and several ...

Scotland Gayle Clark

(Jan 09, 2006 - Sep 24, 2014)

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Scotland Gayle Clark, 8, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday (September 24, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Craig and Amanda (Fisher) Clark, she was born January 9, 2006 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Scotland is survived by her parents, Craig and Amanda Clark of Kirksville, MO; two brothers, Sullivan and Hogan Clark and one sister, Paislee Grace Clark all of the home; grandparents, Mark and Rhonda Fisher of Greentop, MO ...

Edna "Lucille" (Young) Clay

(Aug 31, 1924 - May 15, 2017)

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On May 15, 2017, Edna "Lucille" (Young) Clay, 92, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center. Her health had deteriorated the last few months.

Edna "Lucille" Clay was born on August 31, 1924 the daughter of Raymond and Cordelia "Pearl" (Bachman) Young in Stahl, Missouri. On January 11, 1940, she married Henry "Eldon" Clay who preceded her in death in 2005 after 65 years of marriage.

She was ...

Jinnie Lynn (Hunsaker) Clay

(Jul 10, 1948 - Sep 26, 2018)

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Jinnie Lynn (Hunsaker) Clay, 70, of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Her love for her family and Christ gave her strength and courage. She took peace in knowing that she would be with Jesus forever.

The daughter of Hubert and Mae (Linger) Hunsaker, she was born July 10, 1948 in Weston, West Virginia. Jinnie was united in marriage on March 14, 1965 to Larry Eldon ...

Larry Eldon Clay Sr.

(Oct 13, 1946 - Sep 23, 2015)

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Larry Eldon Clay Sr., 68, of LaPlata, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

Larry was born October 13, 1946 in Martinstown, Missouri, the son of Henry Eldon and Edna Lucille (Young) Clay. He graduated from Kirksville High School in 1964. On March 14, 1965 he married Jinnie Lynn Hunsaker in Kirksville.

Since 1979, Larry and Jinnie operated Clay's RV Sales and Service. Larry was passionate about campers ...

Michael Henry "Mike" Clay

(Aug 22, 1956 - Sep 12, 2017)

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Michael H. "Mike" Clay, 61, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at his home.

The son of Henry Eldon and Edna Lucille (Young) Clay, Mike was born August 22, 1956 in Kirksville, Missouri. On April 14, 1995 in Columbia, Missouri, Mike was united in marriage to Marva Johnson who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Ciara Clay and Kimberly Versey both of Kirksville, MO; two brothers, Jerry Clay of Adair, MO, and ...

Frances Elizabeth (Swisher) Claybrook

(Jan 29, 1933 - May 08, 2014)

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Frances Elizabeth (Swisher) Claybrook, 81, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Thursday (May 8, 2014) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Charley William and Clarice June (Anderson) Swisher, she was born January 29, 1933 in Green Castle, Missouri. On March 26, 1954 in Green Castle, Missouri, Frances was united in marriage to Loris Adam Claybrook who preceded her in death on March 24, 2014. She was also preceded in death ...

Loris Adam Claybrook

(Nov 05, 1923 - Mar 24, 2014)

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Loris Adam Claybrook, 90, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Monday (March 24, 2014) at his home.

The son of William and Rosa Catherine (Hoerrman) Claybrook, he was born November 5, 1923 in Green Castle, Missouri. On March 26, 1954 in Green Castle, Missouri, Loris was united in marriage to Frances Elizabeth Swisher.

Loris is survived by his wife Frances of sixty years; two sons, Garry Claybrook and Edward Claybrook both of Green Castle, MO ...

Cheryl Lee Cleeton

(Jan 20, 1949 - Feb 12, 2013)

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Cheryl Lee Cleeton, 64, formerly of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (February 12, 2013) at the Willow Care Nursing Facility in Hannibal, Missouri.

She was born January 20, 1949 in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Iris Cleeton.

Cheryl is survived by her mother, Iris of Hannibal, MO, formerly of Kirksville; one brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Vicky Cleeton of Ewing, MO; one sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Jerry Wilhoit of Hannibal, MO, as well as ...

Iris Mae (Zeigler) Cleeton

(Aug 28, 1929 - Sep 26, 2013)

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Iris Mae Cleeton, 84, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away at Willow Care Center in Hannibal, Missouri, where she had resided several years.

The daughter of Adrian Gail and Pauline (Whittom) Zeigler, she was born August 28, 1929 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Iris is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Vicky Cleeton of Ewing, MO; one daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Jerry Wilhoit of Hannibal, MO; seven grandchildren, Chris (Misty) Cleeton, Carrie (Jamie) Turner, Casey ...

William John "Bill" Clifton

(Aug 10, 1951 - Aug 29, 2015)

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William John "Bill" Clifton, 64, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday (August 29, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of William Robert and Lillie Charlotte (Potter) Clifton he was born August 10, 1951 in Kirksville, Missouri. On September 25, 1971 in Kirksville, Missouri, Bill was united in marriage to Teresa "Teri" Wernert.

Bill is survived by his wife Teri of forty-three years; one son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Jennifer Clifton ...

Virginia "Ruth" (Ventress) Cline

(Feb 17, 1928 - Dec 10, 2016)

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Virginia "Ruth" (Ventress) Cline, 88, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday (December 10, 2016) at her home.

Ruth was born February 17, 1928 in Godfrey, Illinois, the daughter of the late Robert and Ella (Ressler) Ventress. On April 28, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri, Ruth was united in marriage to Robert E. Cline who preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sue Ann Newby-Steinblock on November 27, 2011 and ...

Dasie Pearl(Crout) Cobb

(May 08, 1926 - Feb 12, 2014)

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Dasie Pearl (Ratliff) Cobb, 87, of Laclede, Missouri, formerly of Kirksville, passed away Wednesday (February 12, 2014) at Life Care Center in Brookfield, Missouri.

Born May 8, 1926 in Gifford, Missouri, Dasie was the daughter of Everett and Isabelle (Slaughter) Crout. On November 19, 1993 in Lawson, Missouri, Dasie was united in marriage to Lee Roy Cobb who survives.

She is also survived by one son, Mark Ratliff of Yarrow, MO; one daughter, Isabelle Jackson ...

Debra June Cochran

(Aug 23, 1954 - Oct 05, 2015)

Debra June Cochran, 61, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday (October 5, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Carl and Norma (Hill) Cochran she was born August 23, 1954 in Milan, Missouri.

Debra is survived by her sister, Shirley Cochran of Kirksville, MO.

She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant son, David Carl Ellis.

It was Debra's wish to be cremated and no service be held ...

Beatrice Carol "Bea" (Neely) Cody

(May 29, 1941 - Sep 05, 2017)

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Beatrice Carol "Bea" (Neely) Cody of Kirksville passed away at the age of 76 on September 5, 2017, at the Great River Medical Center in Burlington, Iowa, where she had been a patient for a short time. Prior to hospitalization she had been residing at Lexington Square Rehab Facility in Keokuk, IA, for health care

Bea was born May 29, 1941, to Harold M. and Jessie E. (Spencer) Neely in Milan, MO. She was married ...

Clyde Alan Cody

(Feb 03, 1941 - Feb 21, 2013)

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Clyde Alan Cody of Kirksville, MO, died at home Thursday, February 21, 2013, at the age of 72.

Clyde was born February 3, 1941, at home near Millard, Missouri, the son of Warren and Dorsie (Wolf) Cody. He was the fourth child with two twin sisters and one brother. On August 27, 1960, in Kirksville, Clyde was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart Beatrice Neely, who survives of the home.

Also surviving is ...

Adrain Lee Coffman

(Apr 27, 1938 - Jun 01, 2019)

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Adrain Lee Coffman, age 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, slipped peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Adrain was born April 27, 1938, in Callao, Missouri. He was the fifth child of the late Raymond Coffman and Martha Eaton Coffman. On January 11, 1957, he married his High School Sweetheart, Carolyn Minshall. They later had two daughters Shelda Lee Coffman and Conda Joy Coffman.

Adrain graduated high school as part of the ...

Bobbie Lee Collins II

(Jan 08, 1958 - Apr 17, 2018)

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Bobbie Lee Collins II, 60, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville, under the care of Hospice after a lengthily illness.

Born January 8, 1958 in Kirksville, Missouri, Bobbie was the son of the late Bobbie Lee and Dorothy Jean (Poole) Collins. On August 29, 1980 in Kirksville, Missouri, Bobbie was united in marriage to Maurita Ann LaFave.

Bobbie is survived by his wife Maurita Ann ...

Franklin Ellis "Frank" Collop

(Sep 07, 1950 - May 16, 2014)

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Franklin Ellis Collop, 63, of Brashear, Missouri, passed away Friday (May 16, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of Ellis Rual and Virginia Lucille (Kellison) Collop, he was born September 7, 1950 in Kirksville, Missouri. In 1976 in Edina, Missouri, Frank was united in marriage to Vicki Pinson.

Frank is survived by his wife Vicki of thirty-seven years; his mother, Lucille Collop of Kirksville, MO; one son and daughter-in-law, Eric and ...

Danny Dale Combs

(Dec 05, 1951 - Jun 15, 2018)

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Danny Dale Combs, 66, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 15, 2018, at his home.

Born December 5, 1951 in Kirksville, Missouri, Danny was the son of the late Cyrus and Melva (Johnson) Combs. On February 14, 1997 in Kirksville, Missouri, Danny was united in marriage to Carol Stull who preceded him in death on December 28, 2009. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Leslie Combs and one sister, Brenda ...

Harold Dean Combs

(Feb 16, 1960 - Jan 03, 2014)

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Harold Dean Combs, 53, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday (January 4, 2013) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of James and Beulah (Peavler) Combs, he was born February 16, 1960 in Kirksville, Missouri. On September 8, 2001 in Greentop, Missouri, Harold was united in marriage to Sharon Fields.

Harold is survived by his wife Sharon of the home; three sons, James Dean Combs of Kirksville, MO, Jerry Nathaniel Combs and ...

James Buchannan Combs Sr.

(May 21, 1922 - Jul 04, 2011)

Leola "Kay" (Durham) Connelly

(Jul 29, 1942 - Mar 29, 2017)

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Leola "Kay" (Durham) Connelly, 74, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Kirksville Manor Care Center.

Kay was born July 29, 1942 in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of the late William Morse and Juanita Irene (Davis) Durham. On March 27, 1965 in New London, Iowa, Kay was united in marriage to Patrick James Connelly who preceded her in death on April 11, 2003. She was also preceded in death by one brother ...

Betty June (Williams) Conner

(Apr 30, 1934 - Jul 31, 2017)

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Betty June Conner, age 83, a resident of Novinger, Missouri, passed away at her residence on Monday, July 31, 2017. She was born on April 30, 1934 in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Ruben and Edna (Ferrell) Williams.

She worked at the glove factory, housekeeping, toastmaster and then Truman State University where she retired from. In 1951, she was united in marriage to Thomas Conner.

She is survived by long time companion, Curtis Childers; four ...

Rex Allen Conner

(Jun 05, 1960 - Nov 01, 2017)

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Rex Allen Conner, 57, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at University Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri.

The son of Tomas Edward and Betty June (Williams) Conner, Rex was born June 5, 1960 in Kirksville, Missouri. He was united in marriage on February 12, 1977 in Novinger to Kathy Jean Baird, who survives.

Rex is also survived by one son, Thomas Wayne Conner of Novinger; two daughters, Misty Dawn Conner and Fiancée ...

Robert Alan "Bob" Cook

(Apr 14, 1949 - Jun 11, 2016)

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Robert Alan "Bob" Cook, 67, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Saturday (June 11, 2016) at the Finger Lake State Park in Columbia, Missouri.

Bob was born April 14, 1949 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of the late Judd Kenneth and Pauline Frances (Montgomery) Cook.

Bob is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Nicholas and Chrissy Cook of Kirksville, MO; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carmen and Ryan Stewart of Novinger, MO, and Briana and Kurt ...

Clarence Eugene Cooper

(Feb 05, 1936 - Jan 18, 2013)

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Our heavenly Father called Clarence Eugene Cooper home on Friday, January 18, 2013, when his heart stopped beating.

Clarence was born on February 5, 1936, to James Lester and Nancy Lillian (Norton) Cooper. He was the youngest of eight children born and raised on the family farm north of Adair, Missouri. He attended and graduated from Brashear High School. He worked in route sales over the years, distributing soda, bread and lastly potato chips, retiring ...

Evelyn Jane (Bailey) Copp

(Jul 03, 1937 - Jul 03, 2015)

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Evelyn Jane (Bailey) Copp, 78, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (July 3, 2015) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Fredrick and Opal (McElhinney) Bailey she was born July 3, 1937 in Lancaster, Missouri. On September 23, 1956 in Kirksville, Missouri, Evelyn was united in marriage to Harry Lee Copp who preceded her in death on October 25, 2008.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one grandson, Russell ...

Matthew Lee Corbett

(Oct 23, 1977 - Jul 27, 2017)

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Matthew Lee Corbett, 39, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017.

The son of Clifford Lee and Amber Gail (Hardwick) Corbett. He was born October 23, 1977 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Matthew is survived by his parents Clifford and Amber Corbett of Kirksville, MO; two daughters, Hannah and Emilie Corbett of Janesville, WI; one sister and brother-in-law, Dawn and David Stephenson of Morris, IL; his fiancée, Jessie Schoonover of Kirksville, MO, two nieces, as ...

Thomas Michael "Tom" Corbett

(Mar 04, 1947 - Apr 04, 2017)

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Thomas Michael Corbett, 70, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday (April 4, 2017) at his home.

Born March 4, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, Tom was the son of the late Michael and Betty (Murphy) Corbett. On August 6, 1988 in Greentop, Missouri, Tom was united in marriage to Sherri Hill who preceded him in death on December 24, 2005.

Tom is survived by four children, Shawn and Eric Corbett, and Chris and Becca Hill ...

Ashton Nicole Cordray

(Jan 23, 2002 - Jun 20, 2014)

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Ashton Nicole Cordray, 12, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (June 20, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Jeremy Cordray and Nicole (Tallcott) Adams, she was born January 23, 2002 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Ashton is survived by her parents; one sister, Peyton Michelle Cordray of Kirksville, MO; two step brothers, Jordan and Austin Adams of Princeton, MO; paternal grandparents, Fred and Cindy Cordray of Kirksville, MO; maternal grandparents, Larry and ...

Frederick William "Fred" Cordray

(May 29, 1952 - Nov 27, 2015)

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Frederick William Cordray, 63, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Friday (November 27, 2015) at his home.

The son of William Warren and Reta Elizabeth (Lidd) Cordray, he was born May 29, 1952 in Parkersburg, West Virginia. On February 6, 1982 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, Frederick was united in marriage to Cindy Neighbarger.

Fred is survived by his wife Cindy of thirty-three years; two sons, Jeremy Cordray and fiancée Keri of Kirksville, MO, and Andrew ...

Gary Lee Cornelison

(Jun 24, 1939 - Mar 10, 2017)

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Gary Lee Cornelison, 77, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, March 10, 2017 at his home.

Born June 24, 1939 in Kirksville, Missouri, Gary was the son of the late David Gurney and Lavella Frances (Heavlin) Cornelison. In 1965 Gary was united in marriage to Carolyn Williams and to this union two daughters were born.

Gary is survived by his two daughters Carri Anne Lane (Don) of Ontario, OH, and Kathi Lee Stafford of ...

Mabel Gladys (Sharp) Cowan

(Oct 30, 1917 - Jun 28, 2014)

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Mabel Gladys (Sharp) Cowan, 96, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Saturday (June 28, 2014) at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan, Missouri.

The daughter of Cecil Duane and Mattie Francis (Lewis) Sharp, she was born October 30, 1917 in Stahl, Missouri. On November 30, 1932, Mabel was united in marriage to Ernest E. Cowan who preceded her in death on May 12, 1977.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons ...

Robert "Bob" Duane Cowell

(May 08, 1941 - Nov 03, 2018)

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Robert "Bob" Duane Cowell, 77, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.

The second oldest son to Novel and Vera (Nason) Cowell, Bob was born on May 8, 1941 in Ottumwa, Iowa. On September 1, 1963 in Lancaster, Missouri, Bob was united in marriage to Ann Carpenter.

Bob is survived by his wife Ann of fifty-five years; one son, Scott Dwyane Cowell and wife Randi of Havana ...

Eldon Leon Coy

(Sep 22, 1938 - Dec 19, 2011)

Eldon Leon Coy, loyal son and brother, devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, and faithful friend, died Monday, December 19, 2011, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, his childhood sweetheart, Jeanne (Truitt) Coy; daughter, Rebecca (Daniel) Armstrong, grandchildren, Alexander and Elizabeth Armstrong, Odessa, MO. He also leaves behind brothers, Andrew Gordon (Lenora) Coy, Yarrow, MO; Jim (Vicki) Coy, Columbia, MO; sister, Jeanie (John) Auseon, Columbus, OH ...

Leota Mae "Lee" (Findling) Coy

(Oct 05, 1940 - Dec 16, 2017)

Leota Mae "Lee" (Findling) Coy, 77, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

Born October 5, 1940 in Kirksville, Missouri, Lee was the daughter of the late William Merve and Geneva Irene (Fortney) Findling. On February 15, 1958, Lee was united in marriage to Ronald Tullis and to this union three children were born. Ronald preceded her in death on September 10, 2017. She ...

Mary Virginia (Richardson) Coy

(Apr 12, 1921 - Apr 03, 2017)

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Mary Virginia (Cowell) Coy, 95, passed away at her home in Apache Junction, AZ, on Monday, April 3, 2017.

The daughter of William Biard and Phoebe Sparks Richardson, she was born near Martinstown in Putnam County on April 12, 1921. She grew up on the family farm east of Martinstown where she attended school playing basketball for the infamous Martinstown Greyhounds.

Upon completing her schooling, she married Willis Edward (Eddie) Cowell on January 29, 1939 ...

Gary Lee Craig

(Nov 10, 1964 - Feb 11, 2018)

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Gary Lee Craig, 53, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, February 11, 2018 at his home.

Born November 10, 1964 in Unionville, Missouri, Gary was the son of Gary Dean and Sandra A. (Withrow) Craig.

Gary is survived by his mother, Sandra Dunaway of Kirksville, MO; one daughter, Serenity Leanne Grosekemper of Kirksville, MO; two brothers, Bob Withrow and Randy Craig and wife April all of Novinger, MO; one sister, Lori Ann Craig of ...

Leolia Patricia (Harrington) Craig

(Sep 01, 1927 - Apr 02, 2016)

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Leolia Patricia (Pat) Harrington Craig passed away peacefully, with family present, Saturday evening, April 2, 2016, at the Macon Health Care Center in Macon, Missouri.
Pat was born on September 1, 1927, in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, the first of five children, to Orbie H. Harrington and Evelyne Perry Harrington. On April 10, 1943, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Pat married Clarence Merl Craig, to whom she was married for nearly fifty-seven years. Following Merl's discharge from ...

Melvin Clifford "Cliff" Craig

(Nov 24, 1929 - Apr 17, 2016)

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Melvin Clifford "Cliff" Craig, 86 of Wheelersburg, OH passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the Bridge Port Rehab Center in Portsmouth. He was born November 24, 1929 in Kirksville, MO the son of the late Melvin and Victoria Smith Craig. Cliff was also preceded in death by his wife, Stella Mae Craig, five brothers Harvey, Merl, Dwayne, Berl, and Lloyd Craig and two sisters, Gertrude Pryor and Beaulah Pipes.

Cliff is survived by two ...

Stella Mae Craig

(Nov 13, 1935 - Jul 30, 2011)

Stella Mae Craig, 75, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, passed away Saturday (July 30, 2011) at SOMC Hospice.

The daughter of the late Avery and Minnie (VanHoose) Abbott, she was born November 13, 1935 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Stella is survived by her husband, Melvin C. Craig; two daughters and sons-in-law, Victoria and David Provaznik of Wheelersburg, OH and Carolyn and Andrew Hanser of seattle, WA; one brother, Richard Abbott of Columbia, MO; one sister, Maggie Hardsock of ...

Thomas Noel "Tom" Craig

(Sep 02, 1967 - Jun 01, 2016)

Thomas Noel Craig, 48, of Fulton, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

Tom was born September 2, 1967 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of the late Johnnie Noel and Janet Rae (Garrett) Craig.

Tom is survived by two daughters, Kendra Craig and Krystal Craig both of Kirksville, MO; one brother, Robert Craig of Kirksville, MO; one sister, Jauna Poe of Lancaster, MO, as well as four grandchildren.

Tom has been cremated and graveside ...

Viola Ann Craig

(May 28, 1921 - Apr 01, 2012)

Viola Ann Craig, 90, of Green City, Missouri, passed away Sunday (April 1, 2012) at her daughter’s home at Green Castle, Missouri.

Born May 28, 1921 in Adair County, Missouri, she was the daughter of Charles and Goldie Ann (Truitt) Stone. On May 27, 1938 in Kirksville, Missouri, Viola was united in marriage to Henry Berl Craig who preceded her in death on November 3, 2003.

She was also preceded in death by her ...

Sally Ann (Turner) Crenshaw

(Aug 01, 1934 - Jan 23, 2019)

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Sally Ann Crenshaw, 84, of Kirksville, passed away peacefully at Kirksville Manor Care on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
Born August 1, 1934, in Columbia, Missouri, she was the daughter of Birch and Jessie Bea (Nichols) Turner. On February 16, 1952, in Harrison, Arkansas, she was united in marriage to Eugene (Gene) Leroy Crenshaw.
Surviving are one daughter, Vicki Munn and husband Mike of Kirksville, MO; one son, Randy Crenshaw and wife Linda of Kansas City ...

Veda Ilene (Nelson) Critchfield

(May 08, 1931 - Mar 02, 2016)

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Veda Ilene (Nelson) Critchfield, 84, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville.

Born May 8, 1931 in Stahl, Missouri, Veda was the daughter of Percy and Panzie (Danielson) Nelson. On May 14, 1949 in Kirksville, Missouri, Veda was united in marriage to John M. Jackson and to this union two children were born. On December 5, 1974, she married Gerald Critchfield in Denver, Colorado.

She was ...

James Lee Crooks

(Nov 13, 1945 - Nov 11, 2013)

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James Lee Crooks, 67, formerly of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away peacefully with his daughter at his side on Monday (November 11, 2013) at Nodaway Nursing Home in Maryville, MO.

Jim was born November 13, 1945 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Forest Lee and Lois Irene (Martin) Crooks.

Jim was a graduate of Kirksville High School and of the University of Missouri Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and from the University ...

John Mark Crossgrove

(Dec 27, 1959 - Mar 22, 2013)

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John Mark Crossgrove, 53, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Friday (March 22, 2013) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The son of Arthur Dale and Evelyn Bernice (Byers) Crossgrove, he was born December 27, 1959 in Kirksville, Missouri. John was married to Myra Lindquist and later married to Lynda Furney. On September 3, 2012 at Hurdland Lake in Hurdland, Missouri, John married Erin McInerney.

John is survived by his parents, Arthur and Evelyn Crossgrove ...

Martha Belle Crow

(Nov 26, 1923 - Dec 09, 2012)

Martha Belle (Clifton) Crow, 89, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday (December 9, 2012) at Twin Pines Adult Care Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Charles Isaac and Roxy (Story) Clifton, she was born November 26, 1923 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Martha is survived by one daughter, Mary Ann Lara; two brothers, Robert Clifton of Rockford, IL and Frank Clifton of Bettendorf, IA; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was ...

Archie Eugene"Gene" Crump

(Jan 21, 1928 - Mar 06, 2015)

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Archie Eugene "Gene" Crump, 87, the son of Archie T. and Alice Lucinda Gertrude (Jones) Crump was born January 21, 1928 in Lancaster, MO and departed this life on March 6, 2015 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

On September 6, 1951 Gene was united in marriage to Bertha Jean Ridge at the Lancaster Christian Church and to this union three children were born: Carl Eugene, Kathy Ann and Lori Lea.

Gene came to ...

Larry Joe Cuculich

(Jun 11, 1946 - Nov 18, 2016)

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Larry Joe Cuculich, 70, of Novinger, Missouri passed away Friday (November 18, 2016) at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri.

Larry was born the son of Frank and Marie Lena (Anesi) Cuculich on June 11, 1946 in Kirksville, Missouri.

Larry is survived by one son and daughter-in-law Jeremy and Angie Sullivan of Kirksville, MO; two daughters and a son-in-law, Tessa and Nick Carson of O'Fallon, IL, and Jennifer Sullivan of Memphis, MO; his companion of ...

Marie Lena (Anesi) Cuculich

(Jun 11, 1923 - Dec 18, 2012)

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Marie Lena (Anesi) Cuculich, 89, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Tuesday (December 18, 2012) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Emanuel and Orsela (Dallifor) Anesi, she was born June 11, 1923 in Novinger, Missouri. On March 27, 1945 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, Marie was united in marriage to Frank Cuculich who preceded her in death on March 17, 1991.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Alfred ...

Doris Jean (Spray) Cullers

(May 25, 1945 - Oct 10, 2017)

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Doris Jean (Spray) Cullers, 72, of Queen City, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

Doris was born May 25, 1945 in Memphis, Missouri, the daughter of the late Alvin Edward and Irene Belle (Barnes) Spray. On November 9, 1964 in Hurdland, Missouri, Doris was united in marriage to William Richard Cullers.

Doris is survived by her husband William of fifty-two years; seven children, Bobby Spray and wife ...

Anna "Marie" (Kelso) Cunningham

(Nov 16, 1911 - Oct 21, 2013)

Anna “Marie” (Kelso) Cunningham, 101, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away Monday (October 21, 2013) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.

The daughter of Hayden and Anna (Joyce) Kelso, she was born November 16, 1911 in Novinger, Missouri. In 1931, Marie was united in marriage to Kenneth L. Cunningham who preceded her in death in 1989.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Kenna Lynne at the age of 7 and ...